Jones is the daughter of composer Quincy Jones and actress Peggy Lipton. The elder daughter of composer/arranger Quincy Jones and actress Peggy Lipton, Jones was born in Los Angeles, California. Jones was raised in Bel-Air with her younger sister Rashida, who is now an actress and screenwriter. Jones attended the Los Angeles Fashion Institute for Design and Merchandising and left at age 19 to work with the designer Tommy Hilfiger. Kidada Jones began working as a celebrity stylist for her father's publication Vibe magazine. She gained attention when she styled Michael Jackson for the cover of Vibe in 1995.
Shakur lived with Kidada Jones, his girlfriend, daughter of Quincy Jones and actress Peggy Lipton, for several months until his death. Jones was waiting for Shakur in their Las Vegas hotel room when she was notified that he was shot. She rushed to the hospital and remained with him until he died from his injuries six days later. In October 1991, Shakur filed a $10-million civil suit against the Oakland Police Department, alleging that the police brutally beat him for jaywalking. Shakur received approximately $43,000 in settlement money, much of which went to pay his lawyer.
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Universal Pictures (also known as Universal Studios, formerly Universal Film Manufacturing Company) is an American film studio owned by Comcast through the Universal Filmed Entertainment Group division of its wholly owned subsidiary NBCUniversal. Founded in 1912 by Carl Laemmle, Mark Dintenfass, Charles O. Baumann, Adam Kessel, Pat Powers, William Swanson, David Horsley, Robert H. Cochrane, and Jules Brulatour, it is the oldest surviving film studio in the United States, the world's fifth oldest after Gaumont, Pathé, Titanus, and Nordisk Film, and the oldest member of Hollywood's "Big Six" studios in terms of the overall film market.
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Musician and producer, Quincy Jones, Jr., with ex-wife actress, Peggy Lipton (see Lipton), have two daughters: actress Rashida Jones and stylist Kidada Jones. Quincy also has a son named Quincy Jones, III, who is a composer and music producer with Swedish actress, Ulla Andersson. Quincy also has a daughter with the actress, Nastassja Kinski (see Kinski). Quincy's younger brother, Lloyd Jones, was a radio engineer for the Seattle station, KOMO-TV. Judd. The country music vocal duo The Judds were made up of mother Naomi Judd and daughter Wynonna Judd. Naomi is the mother of actress Ashley Judd. Keitel. Actor Harvey Keitel is the father of fellow actress Stella Keitel. Kardashian-Jenner.
Peggy Lipton as Peggy Tribeca, Angie's mom. Chris Kimball as Officer Kyle. Ren Hanami as Fluga. Taran Killam as Pierre Cardin. Gary Cole as Professor Everett ("Pilot"). Lisa Kudrow as Monica Vivarquar ("Pilot"). Adam Scott as Surgeon ("The Wedding Planner Did It"). Gillian Vigman as Jean Naté ("The Wedding Planner Did It"). Sarah Chalke as Mrs. Parsons ("The Famous Ventriloquist Did It"). Jeff Dunham as Fisher Price ("The Famous Ventriloquist Did It"). Amy Smart as Stacy ("Commissioner Bigfish"). David Koechner as Police Commissioner Niles J. Bigfish ("Commissioner Bigfish"). Kerri Kenney-Silver as Special Agent Laurie Partridge, Fish and Game Division, Rodent Task Force ("Ferret Royale").
Quincy is a 2018 American documentary film about the life of American record producer, singer and film producer, Quincy Jones. The film was co-written and co-directed by Alan Hicks and Rashida Jones and produced by Paula DuPré Pesmen. The film was released by Netflix on September 21, 2018. The documentary focuses on the extraordinary life of Quincy Jones and his accomplishment in the music and film industry. On August 1, 2018, it was announced that Netflix had acquired the documentary film about Quincy Jones. The documentary is co-directed by Jones' daughter Rashida Jones and Alan Hicks.
Quincy Delight Jones III was born in Wimbledon, London, the son of Swedish model Ulla Andersson and her American husband Quincy Jones Jr, a musician and music producer. He grew up in Sweden with his older sister Martina after their parents legally separated. The two have four American half-sisters by their father's two other marriages and relationships in the United States, including the actresses Kidada and Rashida Jones. Quincy Jones III is the founder of QD3 Entertainment, which has produced a series of documentaries known collectively as Beef. These explore the violence and feuds within hip hop culture. Jones is also a hip hop DJ; he released an album called Soundlab (1991).
Sinatra was backed by the Count Basie Orchestra, with Quincy Jones conducting. Sinatra pulled out from the Sands the following year, when he was driven out by its new owner Howard Hughes, after a fight. Sinatra started 1967 with a series of recording sessions with Antônio Carlos Jobim. He recorded one of his most famous collaborations with Jobim, the Grammy-nominated album Francis Albert Sinatra & Antônio Carlos Jobim, which was one of the best-selling albums of the year, behind the Beatles's Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band.
On the 2006 PBS television program African American Lives, the musician Quincy Jones had his DNA tested; the test showed him to be of Tikar descent. In the PBS television program Finding Your Roots, former Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice learned she shared maternal heritage with the Tikar. Fowler, Ian, and David Zeitlyn. (1996). "Introductory Essay: the Grassfields and the Tikar". In African Crossroads: intersections of history and anthropology in Cameroon. I. Fowler and D. Zeitlyn, eds. pp. 1–16. Oxford: Berghahn. Jeffreys, M.D.W. "Who are the Tikar?". (1964). African Studies 23 no. 3/4: pp. 141–153. Price, David. "Who are the Tikar now?". (1979). Paideuma 25: pp. 89–98.
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Claws is an American drama television series that premiered on TNT on June 11, 2017. The series was ordered for a first season containing 10 episodes on December 13, 2016, and was originally developed as a half-hour, single-camera comedy for HBO. Set in Palmetto, Florida, the series is mostly filmed in New Orleans. On July 12, 2017, TNT renewed the series for a second season, which premiered on June 10, 2018.
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Along with Jackson, it featured Macaulay Culkin, Peggy Lipton, and George Wendt. It helped usher in morphing as an important technology in music videos. Following complaints that it featured scenes of violence and a sexually suggestive dance, some scenes were edited and Jackson apologized. "Remember the Time" was an elaborate production, and, at over nine minutes, became one of Jackson's longest videos. Set in ancient Egypt, it featured groundbreaking visual effects and appearances by Eddie Murphy, Iman, and Magic Johnson, along with a distinct complex dance routine. The video for "In the Closet" was Jackson's most sexually provocative piece.
Is My Lady" (Alan and Marilyn Bergman, Quincy Jones, Peggy Lipton Jones) – 3:12. 2) "The Best of Everything" (Fred Ebb, John Kander) – 2:45. 3) "How Do You Keep the Music Playing?" (A. Bergman, M. Bergman, Michel Legrand) – 3:49. 4) "Teach Me Tonight" (Sammy Cahn, Gene de Paul) – 3:44. 5) "It's All Right With Me" (Cole Porter) – 2:39. 6) "Mack the Knife" (Marc Blitzstein, Bertolt Brecht, Kurt Weill) – 4:50. 7) "Until the Real Thing Comes Along" (Mann Holiner, Alberta Nichols, Cahn, Saul Chaplin, L.E.
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The National Broadcasting Company (NBC) is an American English-language commercial terrestrial television network that is a flagship property of NBCUniversal, a subsidiary of Comcast. The network is headquartered at 30 Rockefeller Plaza in New York City, with additional major offices near Los Angeles (at 10 Universal City Plaza), Chicago (at the NBC Tower) and Philadelphia (at the Comcast Technology Center). The network is one of the Big Three television networks. NBC is sometimes referred to as the "Peacock Network", in reference to its stylized peacock logo, introduced in 1956 to promote the company's innovations in early color broadcasting. It became the network's official emblem in 1979.
From his first feature film, 12 Angry Men (1957), in which a jury must decide the guilt or innocence of a young man, to Q & A (1990), in which a lawyer must determine the question of guilt and responsibility on the part of a maverick policeman, guilt is a common thread which runs through many of his films. In a film like Murder on the Orient Express (1974), all of the suspects are guilty. His films were also characterized by a strong emphasis on family life, often showing tensions within the family. This emphasis on the family included "surrogate families," as in the police trilogy, Serpico (1973), Prince of the City (1981), and Q & A.
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Saturday Night Live (SNL) is an American late-night live television variety show created by Lorne Michaels and developed by Dick Ebersol. The show premiered on NBC on October 11, 1975, under the original title NBC's Saturday Night. The show's comedy sketches, which parody contemporary culture and politics, are performed by a large and varying cast of repertory and newer cast members. Each episode is hosted by a celebrity guest, who usually delivers the opening monologue and performs in sketches with the cast as with featured performances by a musical guest.
Cameroon (Cameroun), officially the Republic of Cameroon (République du Cameroun), is a country wedged in West and Central Africa. It is bordered by Nigeria to the west and north; Chad to the northeast; the Central African Republic to the east; and Equatorial Guinea, Gabon and the Republic of the Congo to the south. Cameroon's coastline lies on the Bight of Biafra, part of the Gulf of Guinea and the Atlantic Ocean. Although Cameroon is not an ECOWAS member state, it geographically and historically is in West Africa with the Southern Cameroons which now form her Northwest and Southwest Regions having a strong West African history.
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Barack Hussein Obama II (born August 4, 1961) is an American attorney and politician who served as the 44th president of the United States from 2009 to 2017. A member of the Democratic Party, he was the first African American to be elected to the presidency. He previously served as a senator from Illinois from 2005 to 2008.
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Hillary Diane Rodham Clinton (born October 26, 1947) is an American politician, diplomat, lawyer, writer, and public speaker. She served as the First Lady of the United States from 1993 to 2001, U.S. Senator from New York from 2001 to 2009, 67th United States Secretary of State from 2009 to 2013, and as the Democratic Party's nominee for President of the United States in the 2016 election.
Quincy Jones and Lionel Richie planned to release the new version to mark the 25th anniversary of its original recording. These plans changed, however, in view of the devastating earthquake that hit Haiti on January 12, 2010, and on February 12, the song, now called "We Are the World 25 for Haiti", made its debut as a charity single to support relief aid for the island nation. In 2011, Streisand sang Somewhere from the Broadway musical West Side Story, with child prodigy Jackie Evancho, on Evancho's album Dream with Me. Streisand was honored as MusiCares Person of the Year on February 11, 2011, two days prior to the 53rd Annual Grammy Awards.
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However, he researched Quincy Jones as inspiration to begin work with Jay-Z. No I.D. states he "began to play the samples like I would play an instrument." To get inspiration for 4:44, No I.D. pointed to albums such as What's Going On by Marvin Gaye, Confessions by Usher, The Blueprint by Jay-Z, Illmatic by Nas, and My Beautiful Dark Twisted Fantasy by Kanye West, saying he "analyzed the mistakes and tried not to make those mistakes." The album was largely recorded in No I.D.'s home studio in Hollywood. Its recording began in late December 2016, according to No I.D.
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In an appearance on the talk show The Shop in October, Drake recounted several business meetings with West, who voiced his desire to "be Quincy Jones" and work with him, in order to replicate the producer-artist relationship between Jones and Michael Jackson. West requested Drake play and inform him of upcoming releases, which was agreed to as Drake "felt a genuine vibe" from West, and after West gifted him the beat to "Lift Yourself", which inspired Drake to begin writing to the instrumental.